Ms [copy, draft or unsent?] letter from Graves [to the editor of the 'New Scientist']

Scope and Content

Graves defends his poem 'Flying Crooked', about the flight of the cabbage white butterfly, following criticisms by C. Garrett Jones.


Canelluñ Collection number: CC6300

This refers to the arrangement of the papers in Robert Graves’ study before they were transferred to the College.

Custodial History

Letter arrived in a folder marked "Reproofs, admonitions, letters to editors"; the contents of the folder were not, however, homogeneous so have been re-filed during cataloguing in their appropriate correspondent series.

Corporate Names